Montana National Forest Camping: Hood Creek Campground

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Hood Creek Campground

Camping at the Hood Creek Campground on the Hyalite Reservoir offers camping that surpasses most. Find perfect fishing and boating access to make a truly marvelous camping experience. Read More

The campground is located on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest 17 miles south of Bozeman, Montana. It is adjacent to the Hyalite Reservoir at an elevation of 6700 feet. Some campsites are in open meadows along the reservoir other sites are among scattered pine and fir trees.

From Bozeman’s Main Street take South 19th 7 miles to Hyalite Canyon Road (paved). Turn left and go south 10 miles to the campground.

Please call (406) 646-1012 for local information, or nationwide reservations, call (877) 444-6777


  • Season or Open Dates - Depending on weather conditions, the campground may be open from May 16th to September 20th weather depending
  • Elevation – 6700 feet
  • Fee – $20 daily fee Book Online
  • Number and Type of Sites
    24 standard non-electric sites
    Most sites are lake-front sites
    1 group site
    Sites are suitable for RV’s but no paved roads


  • Handicapped accessible vault toilets
  • Family Campground
  • Fire Rings
  • Garbage Service
  • Paved Roads
  • Drinking Water, Hand Well
  • Picnic Tables
  • Hyalite Reservoir
  • Stream
  • Boat Launch Ramp

Additional Information
Generators are allowed. There is no dump station.

Nearby Activities & Attractions

  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnicking
  • Mountain Biking